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Species: Technomyrmex pallipes   (Smith, 1876) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Tapinoma pallipes Smith, 1876a PDF: 447 (w.) MAURITIUS (Rodrigues Is.). Malagasy. "Mauritius, Rodriguez Is." Natural History Museum, London, U.K. (BMNH) . CASENT0102320. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0102320 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as Technomyrmex pallidipes by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 166.].
Combination in Technomyrmex: Bolton, 2007B PDF: 56.
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex affinis, Technomyrmex atrichosus, Technomyrmex brevicornis, Technomyrmex foreli, Technomyrmex primroseae, Technomyrmex truncicolus: Bolton, 2007B PDF: 56.

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Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

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Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in urban/garden, 21 times found in grassland, 14 times found in tropical dry forest, 13 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in Uapaca woodland, 1 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 8 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 5 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 7 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in urban garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 18 times Malaise trap, 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times beating low vegetation, 5 times EC32 sweeping, 4 times Malaise, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 3 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1984 meters, 754 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Technomyrmex primroseae: casent0102318; paratype of Technomyrmex primroseae: casent0172798; syntype of Technomyrmex albipes foreli: casent0101255; syntype of Technomyrmex pallipes: casent0102320; syntype of Technomyrmex albipes foreli: casent0905070; syntype of Technomyrmex atrichosus: casent0911582; syntype of Technomyrmex brevicornis: casent0911584; syntype of Technomyrmex foreli affinis: casent0911585

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